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Downtown LA Experiencing Remarkable Revitalization

Downtown Los Angeles seems to be experiencing a remarkable revitalization.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/09/2014

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Fashion District Merchants Banned, Fined $26M For Selling Counterfeit Goods

Prosecutors say two merchants have been banned from LA’s Fashion District and will pay a $26 million penalty – the largest on record – for selling counterfeit goods.

05/09/2014

May Day activists get ready to march through downtown Los Angeles marking the International Worker's Day on May 1, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. Occupy Wall Street groups across the country have joined with unions during the May Day protests, a traditional day of global protests in sympathy with unions and leftist politics.   (Photo by Michal Czerwonka/Getty Images)

Thousands Brave Record Heat For May Day Marches Downtown

Annual May Day marches were taking place throughout the day Thursday in a very warm downtown Los Angeles.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/01/2014

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Orland Crash Survivor Gathers With HSU Alumni To Remember Victims

Daedreon Kendrick suffered a concussion, a busted chin and bruising in the horrific crash that took ten lives last Thursday, when a bus carrying students en route to visit the HSU campus was struck by a FedEx tractor-trailer.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/13/2014

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City Commission Approves $4.3M For Downtown LA Park

The Los Angeles Recreation and Parks Commission approved $4.3 million for a downtown park.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/03/2014

Metrolink train

Metrolink Mulls Plan For Direct Express Trains From IE To Downtown LA

Transportation officials are considering a plan to take Metrolink passengers from the Inland Empire all the way to downtown Los Angeles on direct express trains, according to reports Thursday.

04/03/2014

City officials are split over a proposed  concert featuring Jay-Z (pictured) and over two dozen other artists at Grand Park in downtown L.A. (Photo credit: Ian Gavan/Getty Images)

Councilman Warns Of ‘Major Disruption’ Over Proposed Jay-Z Concert

A City Council member wants to hit the brakes on a proposed concert that some fear could create a traffic nightmare in downtown Los Angeles.

04/02/2014

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Backyard Fruit Confiscated Near LA Coliseum To Thwart Fruit Fly Infestation

Agricultural officials knocked on doors at homes Friday asking residents for permission to confiscate backyard fruit from trees to help stop a fruit fly infestation.

03/28/2014

LA City Attorney Mike Feuer. (credit: CBS)

City Council Agrees To Pay Couple Whose Baby Was Killed At Art Walk Event $500K

A 2012 lawsuit faulted the city for not putting up traffic barriers for an event attended by “tens of thousands of pedestrians.”

03/19/2014

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Fallen LAPD Officer Nicholas Lee Laid To Rest

Los Angeles Police Officer Nicholas Lee’s life and service to the department was honored Thursday at Our Lady Of the Angeles in downtown.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/13/2014

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Democrats To Tout Calif. Recovery At Downtown LA Convention

Members of the California Democratic Party began to gather Friday in downtown Los Angeles for their annual convention.

03/07/2014

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Body Found In LA River Near Downtown

Firefighters Monday recovered a body from the Los Angeles River near downtown.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/03/2014

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Bicyclist Fatally Struck In Downtown Hit-And-Run Crash

A bicyclist was fatally struck by a suspected hit-and-run driver in downtown Los Angeles, authorities said Sunday.

02/23/2014

Metro light rail train

Feds To Give LA $670M In Grant Money To Connect LA Trains

Federal transit officials Thursday will announce a $670 million construction grant to build a light rail transit line that will connect three other rail lines in the heart of downtown Los Angeles.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/20/2014

The Ernst & Young Building in downtown Los Angeles is being blamed for causing headaches for Verizon customers. (credit: Wiki Commons)

Feds Cite Owner Of Downtown LA Skyscraper For Cellphone Interference

Federal regulators have cited the owner of one of the largest skyscrapers in the city of Los Angeles over fluorescent lights that are apparently causing interference with cellphones.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/17/2014

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